11 Tips for Keeping Healthy, Stress-Free Chickens

Supplement lighting when needed.

A chicken’s life cycle revolves around the amount of daylight or artificial light it receives. Chickens are prompted to lay eggs and mate when the days are long, and they molt when the days start getting shorter. Molting is the process by which all a chicken’s feathers are replaced, and it’s energy-intensive. When chickens molt, they usually stop laying.

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